Luxury Apartment Brings The Atlantic Ocean Into Its Timeless Decor

A house that frames majestic, unparalleled views with seamless access outdoors, spacious indoor areas, stylish and sophisticated decor and a perfect blend of beauty and function….that’s how many of us view the perfect dream home. In some cases, the dream becomes reality. The architects at know all about such projects. The studio recently completed an amazing two-storey apartment remodel in Clifton, Cape Town. The result is a luxurious, sophisticated and very elegant design which takes full advantage of the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.

The living area is both indoor and outdoor, being seamlessly connected to the ocean viewsView in gallery
The living area is both indoor and outdoor, being seamlessly connected to the ocean views
The outdoor terraces have transparent glass railings in order to obstruct the magnificent views as little as possibleView in gallery
The outdoor terraces have transparent glass railings in order to obstruct the magnificent views as little as possible

In addition to the seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces, this exceptional residence also impresses stands out through its exquisite interior decor details which effortlessly blend a neutral color palette, a variety of decorative sculptures, chic and timeless furniture and carefully-selected lighting fixtures. The spaces are defined by simplicity but also by a sense of opulence and luxury, featuring rich mahogany accents, mirrored surfaces which reflect the views and soft and pleasant mood lighting everywhere you look.

The ambiance through is relaxed, peaceful, casual but not without a sense of elegance and sophisticationView in gallery
The ambiance through is relaxed, peaceful, casual but not without a sense of elegance and sophistication
The entrance lobby is bright and spacious and sets the tone for the rest of the apartmentView in gallery
The entrance lobby is bright and spacious and sets the tone for the rest of the apartment
A stylish console table complemented by a small decorative statue and accent lighting adds a dramatic twist to the decor View in gallery
A stylish console table complemented by a small decorative statue and accent lighting adds a dramatic twist to the decor
The main color in the kitchen is white, its role being to emphasize the bright and breezy atmosphereView in gallery
The main color in the kitchen is white, its role being to emphasize the bright and breezy atmosphere
The dining area features a simple wood table framed by eight chic and timeless chairs with matching framesView in gallery
The dining area features a simple wood table framed by eight chic and timeless chairs with matching frames
The large and open social area features a series of columns, some of which are covered with mirrors that reflect the viewsView in gallery
The large and open social area features a series of columns, some of which are covered with mirrors that reflect the views
A private cellar features a series of wooden wall shelves and a built-in cooler and at the center of the space stands a small table with four chairsView in gallery
A private cellar features a series of wooden wall shelves and a built-in cooler and at the center of the space stands a small table with four chairs
The master bedroom suite is spectacular and has an exceptionally airy and fresh decor based mainly on light colorsView in gallery
The master bedroom suite is spectacular and has an exceptionally airy and fresh decor based mainly on light colors
A timeless lounge chair with a matching ottoman and a floor lamp stand in the corner, creating the perfect reading nookView in gallery
A timeless lounge chair with a matching ottoman and a floor lamp stand in the corner, creating the perfect reading nook
Glass walls and full-height windows allow the light to travel throughout the spaces, ensuring a sense of openness and transparencyView in gallery
Glass walls and full-height windows allow the light to travel throughout the spaces, ensuring a sense of openness and transparency
A secondary living area on the upper floor features an elegant sofa facing a contemporary fireplaceView in gallery
A secondary living area on the upper floor features an elegant sofa facing a contemporary fireplace
Numerous sculptures seamlessly blend in with the luxurious decor, adding a touch of opulence to the spaces View in gallery
Numerous sculptures seamlessly blend in with the luxurious decor, adding a touch of opulence to the spaces
Soft fabrics, textured area rugs and classic shutters tone down the opulence and add warmth to the roomsView in gallery
Soft fabrics, textured area rugs and classic shutters tone down the opulence and add warmth to the rooms
A large timber pergola extends the living spaces outdoors and offer magnificent views of the ocean and the blue skyView in gallery
A large timber pergola extends the living spaces outdoors and offer magnificent views of the ocean and the blue sky
An oversized floor lamp complements the lounge area, extending over the sofa, towards the mahogany coffee tableView in gallery
An oversized floor lamp complements the lounge area, extending over the sofa, towards the mahogany coffee table
Black and white are the two timeless colors which are beautifully complemented by neutral nuances throughout the spacesView in gallery
Black and white are the two timeless colors which are beautifully complemented by neutral nuances throughout the spaces
The fireplace adds a surreal, magical touch to the decor and the ambiance inside the small living areaView in gallery
The fireplace adds a surreal, magical touch to the decor and the ambiance inside the small living area
A circular lobby just off the master suite features an opening in the ceiling with built-in mood lightingView in gallery
A circular lobby just off the master suite features an opening in the ceiling with built-in mood lighting
The wooden shutters giving the bedrooms a particularly casual look, in tone with the breezy ocean viewsView in gallery
The wooden shutters giving the bedrooms a particularly casual look, in tone with the breezy ocean views
The outdoor pergola and the terrace spaces act as extensions of the indoor living areasView in gallery
The outdoor pergola and the terrace spaces act as extensions of the indoor living areas
This double-height hallway connects the two floors and allows light to travel from one space to anotherView in gallery
This double-height hallway connects the two floors and allows light to travel from one space to another
Cozy nooks with comfortable seating and accent tables serve as comfortable reading spacesView in gallery
Cozy nooks with comfortable seating and accent tables serve as comfortable reading spaces
The double-height entrance foyer helps to create a seamless connection between the social and private zonesView in gallery
The double-height entrance foyer helps to create a seamless connection between the social and private zones
Dark accent pieces and black details highlight the decor and contrast with the white walls and ceilingsView in gallery
Dark accent pieces and black details highlight the decor and contrast with the white walls and ceilings